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Companies should take big role in doing good

“Any system in the world where too many people feel they are not participating or are excluded will ultimately reject itself.”

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Independent Media

Will more of the same result in transformation?

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium-term Budget Policy Statement once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom ... Read Story

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Bloomberg

Uber model spreading its tentacles to finance

The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with b... Read Story

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Affirmative action must help fix centuries of prejudice
September 10 2014 at 04:46

We live in a country with immense opportunity and a deep history of racism. Like other countries, our Rainbow Nation has a flaw in its societal fabric.

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Interest rates and the economy: looking for light at end of a dark tunnel
September 10 2014 at 04:37

The national income accounts for the second quarter offer naught for comfort about the economy.

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Roadblocks for African women traders constrain continent’s development
September 9 2014 at 05:23

Daily, millions of women in Africa are engaged in one form of trade or another, either within their countries or across national borders.

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Interview: Arancha Gonzalez - ITC executive director
September 9 2014 at 05:03

The ITC, a subsidiary of the UN Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organisation, provides technical assistance on global trade to businesses in developing countries.

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Nene faces endless uphill struggle
September 8 2014 at 05:48

Latest figures from the Treasury show the first four months of the fiscal year – April to July – went badly for the government.

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Readers’ Forum: Perception index sources paint a distorted picture
September 8 2014 at 05:37

Lewis Simelane’s article “SA too harsh on itself” (Business Report, September 5) raises a major issue which needs your editorials and features to flag this debate and give it more exposure in Business Rep... Read Story
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Draghi looks poised to put effort into growing economy
September 8 2014 at 05:32

Pity European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi. He tells European governments they need to do more to resuscitate the economy, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel gets on the telephone to ask if he’s renounc... Read Story
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Chance for emerging markets to shine
September 7 2014 at 15:33

The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) will offer a financing alternative to both the World Bank and IMF.

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Uber: Example of resistance to change
September 7 2014 at 15:14

An ugly war is being fought by “traditional” taxi companies against a new form of competition from Uber.

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Plastic pollution soon a thing of the past thanks to new polymer
September 5 2014 at 04:56

We all know that plastic pollutes oceans, rubbish tips, rivers and so on. We regard it as a scourge and curse its invention.

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